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Information last updated: 3 April 2020

GOVERNMENT SCHEMES & SUPPORT

Summary of support available to businesses
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses

Guidance for businesses
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/guidance-for-employers-and-businesses-on-coronavirus-covid-19

SBGF – Small Business Grant Fund
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-business-support-grant-funding-guidance-for-businesses

RHLG – retail, hospitality and Leisure Grant
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-business-support-grant-funding-guidance-for-businesses

SEISS – self-employed income support scheme
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme

BRRD – Business retail rate discount
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/business-rates-retail-discount-guidance

CBILS – Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
https://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/ourpartners/coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-scheme-cbils-2/for-businesses-and-advisors/

CJRS - Coronavirus Job retention Scheme
For employers: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme
For individuals: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-guidance-for-employees / https://www.gov.uk/guidance/check-if-you-could-be-covered-by-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme

VAT deferrals
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/deferral-of-vat-payments-due-to-coronavirus-covid-19

Self-assessment deferral of payment-on-account
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses#support-for-businesses-through-deferring-vat-and-income-tax-payments

SSP changes
https://www.gov.uk/statutory-sick-pay

Universal Credit
https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/

Wrongful trading law changes
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/regulations-temporarily-suspended-to-fast-track-supplies-of-ppe-to-nhs-staff-and-protect-companies-hit-by-covid-19

Landlord and renter support
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/government-support-available-for-landlords-and-renters-reflecting-the-current-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak

Mortgage payment holidays
https://www.fca.org.uk/consumers/mortgages-coronavirus-consumers

 

HELPFUL SOURCES

The CBI
www.cbi.org.uk/articles/supporting-businesses-impacted-by-the-coronavirus

Federation of Small Business
www.fsb.org.uk/campaign/covid19.html

Institute of Directors
www.iod.com/news-campaigns/news/articles/COVID-19-coronavirus-advice-and-resources

ACAS – for employment and HR related questions
www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus

IPSE – association of independent professionals and self-employed
https://www.ipse.co.uk/